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Robert Yee is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Princeton University. He specializes in the economic history of twentieth-century Britain and Germany with interests in banking regulation, the history of statistics, and international relations. He has been affiliated with the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, the Centre for History and Economics, and the Institut für Weltwirtschaft. His research has been published in the Financial History Review and Studies in Applied Economics.

Born and raised in Massachusetts, he received a BA in History and in Economics from Vanderbilt University. Prior to arriving at Princeton, he worked as a Business Analyst at Visa and as a Research Associate at the Center for Financial Stability.


Recent articles include:

– “Reparations Revisited: The Role of Economic Advisers in Reforming German Central Banking and Public Finance.” Financial History Review 27, no. 1 (April 2020): 45–72. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0968565019000258.

– (with Kurt Schuler and Theresa Williamson). “The Washington Consensus in History: An Interview with John Williamson.” Center for Financial Stability: Papers in Financial History (January 2020). http://www.centerforfinancialstability.org/speeches/John_Williamson_Interview.pdf.